May, 2019

Global Environmental Markets Report

May 2019 Highlights
Position yourself for the Energy Transition

As energy use transitions to cleaner sources, market-based mechanisms are central in supporting the latest shift - whether for pricing carbon, or incentivizing the broader use of clean fuels.

ICE's global suite of environmental products enables market participants to transparently price, hedge and assess decisions around carbons offsets, emissions, renewable energy and fuels.
North America
  • CCA volume reached an all-time record in May, trading 158,062 lots of which 37,824 lots were options
  • CCA ACP futures is a physically settled CCA Auction product where positions exercise into a physical future at the auction clearing price - the contracts exercised into 6,950,000 allowances (6,950 lots) of which, 5,700 lots were in the current futures and 1,250 lots were in the advanced futures
  • WCI joint auction #18 fully cleared at an all-time high of $17.45 for the current vintage and $17.40 for the advance vintage
  • 503,158 futures and 183,504 options traded on ICE in May
  • MA SRECs delivered a record 11,069 lots in May, up 40% versus May 2018
ICE Education
July 1: London 

  • The course provides an overview of futures and options, including market terminology, pricing, and basic trading strategies. It will also explore the exchange mechanisms and uses of futures and options in price risk management.

North America

CCA Spotlight

Key Information Documents for certain products covered by the EU Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products Regulation can be accessed on the relevant exchange website under the heading “Key Information Documents (KIDS)”.
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